Amid discussions of the still-forming city marijuana laws, the Nome City Council also approved an electricity rate hike and operating budget for the city utility.
If you missed the Walker and Mallott Inaugural Parade in Nome, listen to coverage here!
In response to the increasing cost of higher education, Norton Sound students will receive a boost in scholarships through NSEDC this year.
Arnold has been interim superintendent since his predecessor resigned in December; he came to Nome in July as the district’s director of human resources and special programs.
The Nome Board of Education has announced the two finalists to be interviewed for the superintendent position: interim superintendent Shawn Arnold and Anvil City Science Academy principal Todd Hindman.
The National Weather Service says an ash cloud, the result of an eruption from the Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, moved over the Norton Sound Thursday night.
An audit for 2013 finds the accounting practices for the city’s utility are sound, but operating at a loss that could lead to debt struggles down the road if changes aren’t made.
Kaiser is the first Bethel musher to win the race in 29 years.
Nome hosted a unique performance this week when Kira Eckenweiler, an opera student at the University of Alaska Anchorage, shared her talent with a local audience.
Campbell will take over as CEO in the Anchorage office on February 1, working for a few weeks with John Eckels before his retirement.